Is air conditioning an urgent repair? This is a question we get from many people when their air conditioning is broken. In this article, we would like to tell you more about the steps you can take when your air conditioning is broken and what you should pay attention to.
What are the consequences of a broken air conditioner?
Many people think of a broken air conditioner when they think of the fact that it naturally becomes warmer in the house. Therefore, they ask themselves whether it is wise to have the air conditioning repaired immediately or to wait for a time when it is more necessary.
However, a broken airo has much more influence on your living environment than you might think. It is therefore important that you are aware of the consequences it has:
- Dehydration occurs rapidly in triple-digit temperatures. Severe dehydration leads to low blood pressure, a rapid heartbeat and loss of consciousness.
- Muscle cramps result from lack of activity. Restore electrolytes (and balance to your body) when cramping becomes apparent.
- Fainting happens when blood pressure drops due to extreme heat exposure.
- Heat exhaustion causes body temperatures to rise as high as 102 degrees. Dizziness and weakness are common effects. Hospitalization may be required to restore fluids.
- Heatstroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the body temperature rises over 105 degrees. Without prompt medical attention, heatstroke is deadly.
Does the repair of an air conditioning system fall under urgent emergency?
According to the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, problems encountered with your air conditioning are not considered to be urgent repairs. Many Emergency Service agencies, do not consider this as an urgent emergency and therefore one should follow the ordinary procedures for requesting day-to-day repairs in your home. However, it should be noted that this act and the grouping of air-conditioning as a non-urgent repair is not fixed. This is because we have many instances that may make the lack of air conditioning facilities a danger or a huge inconvenience.
Is air conditioning an urgent repair?
In order to answer the question properly, we have made it clear that a broken air conditioner is not an emergency at many companies, but that it does have consequences for you, your loved one and your home, especially in warm temperatures. That is why Affordable Appliance & A/C Repair believes it is important to be on site quickly when an air conditioner is broken. We make sure that your air conditioner is repaired quickly at an affordable price and that you can enjoy all the benefits of a cooling A/C.
Contact us as soon as possible or schedule an appointment if you are currently experiencing problems with your air conditioning.